Tobacco control in Europe: a policy review

  • Roberto Bertollini, Sofia Ribeiro, Kristina Mauer-Stender, Gauden Galea
  • European Respiratory Review, May 2016, European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • DOI: 10.1183/16000617.0021-2016

What is it about?

This is a review of the many international instruments which are available to facilitate tobacco control. They have been approved by many countries. This review shows that we do not miss statements or commitments, but we need political will for implementation


Dr Roberto Bertollini
World Health Organization

Public health advocates are not always aware of the content and the potentials of the statements, declarations or event treaties on public health. Tobacco control has been addressed in several settings in recent years. Knowing what all these documents are about will facilitate action and also the dialogue with policy makers who have indeed approved or supported many of these declarations and commitments.

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